Monthly Archives: April 2018

Review of Living on Paper, Murdoch’s letters

The introduction assesses the author’s promiscuity and effect on a wartime lover.  She was being honest in the letters to him I read.  (I hadn’t realised Theo died shortly after as a result of Vincent Van Gogh’s suicide. ) I’ve … Continue reading

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Review of Murdoch’s Existentialists and Mystics

Murdoch says, in a revised conversation with Magee, ‘any artist must be at least half in love with his unconscious mind which after all provides his motive force and does a great deal of his work.’  Mine was behind Sketch … Continue reading

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